A Prenant Pause...

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Registered: 10-03-2008
A Prenant Pause...
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Wed, 10-06-2010 - 2:25am

I am going through something. A transition. I’m not sure if it hurts. I’m not sure what I feel, but I know I feel as though I need to reach out. And I feel like I need support that I can’t ask for, because I have no idea what to say. I’m trying for the first time to understand how I feel and to bring myself back to life.

iVillage Member
Registered: 09-23-2009
Wed, 10-06-2010 - 8:44am

Good for you for leaving an abusive relationship! Since the weight issue is bothering you, why don't you join Weight Watchers or a local Overeaters Anonymous group? They will teach you the skills to reach your goal. It's always good to have a positive outlook that you will find a good man to build a life with. I divorced my emotionally abusive husband, and after 2 and a half years of dating, I have found a man who treats me the way I should be treated. Just remember that when you date, things will usually be wonderful during the first 1 to 4 months. You have to wait and see after that if the man continues to meet all of your main needs. If it goes downhill after the beginning of a new relationship, be prepared to cut him loose. Don't settle for a man who has dealbreakers. Keep on looking until you find "the one." You have to sift through a lot of sand until you find the treasure. Good luck!

iVillage Member
Registered: 08-04-2005
Fri, 10-08-2010 - 12:21am

Oh hon. Your extra weight is more in your mind than anywhere. From where I'm sitting, you're absolutely stunning. One of my best girlfriends and I always remind each other to "be your own best friend."

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Registered: 01-12-2005
Fri, 10-08-2010 - 1:41pm

You have a lot of "hard truths" in your own words already.

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